- ca. 5th century B.C.
ca. 5th century B.C.
(a)H. 8.3 cm,W. 3.7 cm(b)H. 5.4 cm,W. 2.3 cm
cH. 7.1 cm,W. 2.8 cm(d)H. 5.3 cm,W. 2.6 cm
(e)H. 5.8 cm,W. 2.5 cm(f)H. 6.6 cm,W. 3.2 cm
(g)H. 4.9 cm,W. 1.9 cm(h)H. 7.1 cm,W. 2.3 cm
(i)H. 9.7 cm,W. 3.7 cm(j)H. 1.9 cm,W. 0.9 cm
(k)H. 3.6 cm,W. 1.5 cm(l)H. 2.1 cm,W. 1.0 cm
(m)H. 3.4 cm,W. 1.4 cm(n)H. 2.4 cm,W. 1.1 cm
(o)H. 7.0 cm,W. 2.7 cm(p)H. 7.8 cm,W. 1.6 cm
(a)-(i) Gold sheets are incised with figures of priests wearing tunics and holding barsoms. The figures on Plaques a through c are bareheaded, while Plaque f wears a small cap. The rest are fitted with the kyrbasia headgear. With the exception of Plaque c, they are all wearing belted tunics. Plaque a's figure carries a cup in his right hand, while Plaque b carries an akinakes sword in his right hand. Plaque I is incised with two nipples.
(j)-(p) Gold sheets are inscribed with figures of priests wearing tunics. With the exception of Plaques l and n, these figures carry barsoms in their left hands and the figure on Plaque l carries a cup in his left hand like that seen at cat. No. 109. With the exception of Plaques o and p, these figures are all fitted with kyrbasia headgear. There are holes for the attachment of bands on the lower sections of
Plaques j and n.